While Waupaca is an ideal location for any outdoor enthusiast, those who enjoy water would be especially delighted to call this community their home. Waupaca is home to the pristine Chain O' Lakes comprised of 22 spring-fed lakes that are very popular among boaters, fishermen and water sport enthusiasts. The natural beauty of this area makes it a popular vacation destination during summer months. While just a short drive from Wisconsin's popular shopping destinations in the Fox Valley, the Waupaca area offers its own assortment of unique retail opportunities. The downtown area streets draw visitors and residents alike with one-of-a-kind boutiques and restaurants, a movie theater, farmer's market and an assortment of community festivals. The Waupaca area boasts a vibrant arts community that supports and hosts numerous events throughout the year that feature musical, culinary and artistic talents from near and far.